Operations Manager

Job Overview

Operations Manager - Mahon, Cork

Permanent full time

Call Centre / BPO background required.

Temporarily remote due to COVID-19 restrictions

This is a permanent newly created opportunity within our clients business. Successful candidate will have previous contact centre / call centre background with excellent staff management & client account management experience.

  • Reporting into the Service Delivery Manager you will ensure consistent achievement of financial and operational KPIs.
  • You will find excitement in leading and developing Team Leaders and Advisors and will coach employees to succeed in all areas of compliance with business policies and practices to ensure delivery of client KPIs, service levels, customer experience, quality measures, and legal compliance.
  • Create and contribute to an environment that creates enthusiasm and accountability for satisfying customer needs.


  • Deliver and grow the business unit's margin.
  • Deliver maximum revenue and profitability through effective management of KPI's -use the Balanced Scorecard.
  • Increase the team's commercial awareness and understanding of SLA obligations
  • Responsible for delivery of contracted Service Levels and KPIs.
  • Manage and develop a positive and effective relationship with the client.
  • Proactively engaged in coordinating key business planning activities (e.g. forecasting, recruitment, client meetings, and reviews, etc.)
  • Support the development of a continuous improvement culture.
  • Support innovation by developing strategies and creating opportunities to elicit new ideas from members of the business.
  • Give Team Leaders feedback on a regular basis through auditing files monthly and observation of one to ones, team meetings, etc. Know your team.
  • Create the right climate and culture for the team to prosper.
  • Lead by example, actively promote and foster a culture where learning and customer service are of the highest priority.

Skills & Experience:

* Client / Account management experience
* High volume people management experience - coaching/ mentoring/ development
* Experience in Front and Back Office functional management
* Experience in a BPO is preferred
* Experience coordinating/implementing and monitoring projects and processes
* Demonstrated track record of managing to performance targets
* Previous experience of operational budgetary control
* Demonstrated management reporting experience
* Experience in identifying, assessing and developing activities to improve.

Key Attributes:

* Strong decision making and communication skills
* Can move from seeing the big picture to the operational perspective with ease
* Commercially aware within a challenging environment

* Can easily switch between structured, process-oriented thinking and unstructured, problem resolution
* Builds strong relationships and can influence others
* Strong leadership and coaching skills and empowers others
* Target focused to manage SLA's
* Excellent planning and organising skills
* Highly motivated
* Does not get flustered under pressure

Key Benefits:

In addition to the salary offer, the successful candidate can enjoy:

* Well-being programme focused on our people's health and wellness
* Health Discount Programme
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Pension Scheme
* Employee Discounts
* Life Cover
* Development Programmes to support your progression
* Refer a Friend Scheme
* Cycle to Work Scheme
* Leap Card Tax Saver
* Maternity Pay & Paternity Pay

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